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1 killed, 7 injured in Russian attacks on Kherson Oblast

by Dinara Khalilova August 11, 2023 1:55 PM 1 min read
Medics carry the 53-year-old resident of Kherson who was wounded in Russia's strike on an apartment building in Kherson on Aug. 11, 2023. The man died from injuries shortly after being hospitalized. (Oleksandr Prokudin/Telegram)
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Russian attacks against Kherson, Komyshany, and Beryslav on Aug. 11 killed a civilian and wounded seven more people, including two police officers, according to Ukrainian authorities.

A 53-year-old man died after suffering severe chest injuries and traumatic shock when Russian forces hit an apartment building in the city of Kherson, the regional governor Oleskandr Prokudin wrote.

Presidential Office head Andriy Yermak reported earlier that the Kherson attack had also wounded a woman and a 44-year-old man.

The same morning, Russia struck Kherson Oblast's Beryslav with drones, wounding two police officers, according to Prokudin. A projectile hit the roof of their car, the official said.

Earlier, Russian troops attacked the village of Komyshany, hitting a residential building, the regional administration wrote.

Three women aged 50 to 84 received injuries and were hospitalized.

Kherson and other regional settlements on the Kyiv-controlled west bank of the Dnipro River have been continuously subjected to Russian shelling since Ukrainian forces liberated them in November 2022.

Russian forces were pushed to the river's east bank, from where they have since been firing at the liberated territories, regularly resulting in civilian deaths and injuries.

Russian attacks kill 4, injure 41 over past day
Russian attacks in four Ukrainian oblasts killed four civilians and wounded 41 on Aug. 10, according to regional authorities.

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